Tamar

Tamar - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tamar, meaning date palm tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1856. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tamar and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tamar? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tamar. The baby girl name Tamar was given to 59 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1879 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 23,953 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tamar peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1979 on position 985.



Famous with this name

Tamar Tal
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Tamar is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tamar is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #627 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,611.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tamar is where you live.


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Tamar origin and meaning

Tamar is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means date palm tree. To see famous people named Tamar, pop culture references for the name Tamar and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tamar

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tamar, sorted by popularity.

Tamara / Tamera / Tamra / Tammara / Tanner / Tamyra / Tamira / Tinamarie / Tammera / Tamarra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121879
20112056
20102245
20092243
20081987
20071852
20062053
20052005
20041918
20031505
20021637
20011636
20001627
19991545
19981771
19971689
19961535
19951466
19941647
19931772
19921493
19911611
19901670
19891518
19881160
19871318
19861282
19851248
19841049
19831088
19821091
19811141
19801312
1979985
19781070
19771050
19761186
19751096
19741062
19731104
19721319
19711207
19701344
19691352
19681206
19671346
19661164
19651201
19641415
19631581
19621603
19611498
19601659
19592019
19581454
19571823
19561862
19521805
19512145
19502085
19491854
19451856

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey627
Maryland848
New York872
Georgia1138
Florida1391
Texas3611

Even more about Tamar


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tamar a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tamar?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tamar
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 23,953
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +59

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